What is medicine? Any substance or substances used in treating disease or illness.(1) There are many herbs plants that give medicine, some of these plants are Ginkgo, turmeric, flax seeds, lavender and echinacea(2). These plants cacan be used in treating wounds or diseases.
Medicine is removed from plants in different ways, for example by grinding, drying, burning and boiling. There are other types of medicine that do not come from plants they are made by chemicals.(3)
There are good types of drugs and bad types of drugs. The bad ones are the harmful drugs which people abuse. Some plants that give drugs are Opium, cannabis and tobacco.(4)Plants have been used as medicine for a very long time and will surely be used in the future.